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Review: MXR Bass Overdrive

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Ty Campbell Bass Frontiers Staff Writer The MXR bass overdrive pedal, new for 2013. Like the other great MXR series pedals, this one is lightweight with easy to use controls. The pedal give you more of that old-fashioned tube overdrive experience without the worry or cost of ever having to …

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Review: Kyle Eastwood – The View From Here

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Brent-Anthony Johnson Bass Frontiers Staff Writer Since his exacting and precise appearance as a deeply talented doubler on the jazz scene in 1998, bassist/composer Kyle Eastwood has shown himself to be a delightful addition to the catalogue of great players playing great music, and much more so, great players playing …

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Review: Jon Durant and Colin Edwin

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Ty Campbell Bass Frontiers Staff Writer The new release from Jon Durant and Colin Edwin entitled Burnt Belief is a master of artistic revelations. These two artists together have created a work that has elements of ambience, an abundance of percussive rhythms, and melodic guitar passages created by Jon. Colin …

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Review: Adam Nitti Music Education

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Ty Campbell Bass Frontiers Staff Writer Adam Nitti, an extraordinary bassist and instructor for bassists of all levels from beginner to advanced has recently launched Adam Nitti Music Education. Topics covered include everything from technique, applied harmony and theory, ear training, improv, style studies, and groove/time keeping. All lessons are …

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Review: CJ Wilder – Imaginate

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Tim Drake Bass Frontiers Contributor Some of the most intriguing music to come out of Nashville is released by the people who make more music than anyone else, but whose dazzling-white smiles and touch-perfected eyes aren’t gracing Music Row banners. These are the players who create the springboard that an …

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Godsticks – The Envisage Conundrum

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Ty Campbell Bass Frontiers Staff Writer The upcoming sophomore studio release from Godsticks entitled “The Envisage Conundrum” covers a broad spectrum of music and complex song writing. Form the opening tune “Convergence” which may may you think this is more of a symphonic release, you may be pleasantly surprised. “Caught …

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Hal Leonard

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Ty Campbell Bass Frontiers Staff Writer Grooves for Drums and Bass is an immense library of grooves from genres including rock, metal, R&B, Funk, Disco, Blues, Jazz, Afro-Cuban and quite a few others. This is a great addition to any library for bassists and drummers alike. Complete with fifty-one sections …

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